Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Wednesday that the state of Georgia will seek a court order this week requiring the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to restrict water flows from Lake Lanier and Georgia's federal reservoirs.
The developer of Seasons on Lanier is not having a good financial season, according to information released by the firm's parent corporation. The news apparently has brought activity at the Gainesville development to a halt and left the company's future in doubt.
On March 30, 1842, Crawford W. Long performed the first surgical operation using ether for general anesthesia. The patient, James Venable, felt no pain when he regained consciousness. Long's fee for the groundbreaking surgery was $2.